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English definition of “vernacular”

vernacular

noun [C/U]  /vərˈnæk·jə·lər, vəˈnæk-/ us  
the form of a language commonly spoken by the people of a particular region or by a particular group, esp. when it is different from the standard language: [U] Much of his poetry derives from the American pop vernacular.
vernacular
adjective  /vərˈnæk·jə·lər, vəˈnæk-/ us  
a vernacular expression
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